Jerry Holbert by Jerry Holbert

Jerry Holbert

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  1. AussieDownUnder

    AussieDownUnder said, about 3 years ago

    Just agree to disagree….ergo problem resolved.

  2. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Republicans are now accusing the Democrats of trying to shut down the government.
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    Does that mean that Republicans think that shutting down the government is a bad thing?
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    And if they think it’s a bad thing, why did many of them run on a platform of shutting down the government?

  3. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    @AussieDownUnder

    Just agree to disagree….ergo problem resolved.

    Easy for you to say in upside down world!

  4. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Holbert is taking the mushy-mindless-moderate position that somehow both parties are equally to blame for a government shutdown or default on debt. The Republicans have had over three & a half years to pass bills to make the ACA more agreeable to their vision. They chose to pass over forty bills calling for repeal.

    The folks who voted for & the folks who financed the Tea Party are reaping what they sowed: a group of Congress members willing to shutdown government & default on our debt in order to advance their legislative goals.

  5. TJDestry

    TJDestry GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    It’s not “everyone’s fault.” It’s the fault of screwball extremists from the lunatic fringe and a leaderless GOP that caters to them.

  6. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 3 years ago

    There was a report with video showing Republicans promising their supporters that they would shut down the gov’t. These promises were being made prior to the 2010 elections. Sadly, there are no conservative links confirming this though I can find over 12 with video from websites conservatives don’t trust.
    It looks like my wife will be off for the next few days and we can go six weeks without her receiving a paycheck.
    A lot of our neighbors aren’t so lucky, and those who are already unlucky, people who require gov’t services, are going to suffer. This is not honorable, moral, ethical, and it certainly isn’t “Christian”.
    But as long as I’M ok and have what I need, who cares about the rest of you.
    The problem is, I do care. I just wish Congress did.

  7. Enoki

    Enoki said, about 3 years ago

    What did you expect when you have mental midgets like Obama, Reid, and Boeher running the show?

  8. mikefive

    mikefive said, about 3 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    “The problem is, I do care. I just wish Congress did.”

    I’m sure the majority of Congressmen do care, but the tea party types, in their self righteous idealogical purity, refuse to compromise. Add in a President who refuses to negotiate and a Senate leader who won’t let anything he doesn’t like (and might pass) come up for a vote and Viola!. We find the miasma of the government’s rhetoric changing us to emulate them.

    I find it disturbing that so many that post in these forums are locked in their own self righteous idealogical purity and blindly place the blame (using much vitriol) on the ignorant opposition when there own position is based in ignorance. It is an extension of Congress’ attitude. Perhaps, if we changed or Congress changed, a renewal of civil discourse would occur.

    Yours truly,
    M5

  9. jack75287

    jack75287 said, about 3 years ago

    All praise Ted Cruz, the only elected politician who stopped his pay during the shutdown.

  10. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    @mikefive

    My understanding is that Boehner will not allow a vote on the clean resolution.
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    Other than president or vp, Speaker of the House is the closest to being a national office.
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    Yet Boehner treats it as strictly partisan and, in general, allows only ‘majority of the majority’ legislation to be voted on.

  11. jack75287

    jack75287 said, about 3 years ago

    Radish could you recognize evil if you saw it?

  12. jack75287

    jack75287 said, about 3 years ago

    Oh NeoconMan, I wonder if you know how profound your sarcasm today will may prove to be.

  13. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    ^^ So, shutting down the government is a bad thing?

  14. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    I can see and skip your inane comments before I actually have to read them.

    Heaven forbid you read something you disagree with!

  15. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Actually squirrels are rated in the top ten intelligent animals…

    Squirrels are cute & surprisingly clever, but I have a love/hate relationship with squirrels since they tried taking up residence in my attic.

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